Seth's book is well written and very enjoyable.
In this remarkable book he tells stories about his youth when he lived in a sod hut with his family, describing a lifestyle that is fast disappearing from Alaska.
The non-fiction account of "Porcupine" gives Kantner both more and less latitude with characters and stories than "Wolves".
Some writers are more gifted than others. Seth Kantner is one of the more gifted among those who tell their stories. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Ellie's Friend
I don't typically choose to read autobiographical-type books, but a friend highly recommended this to me. He insisted that I'd love it, and I did! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mister Griffith
This writer relates the lifestyle of subsistence and the changes in recent years in beautiful, unpretentious prose. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott Anderson
I just returned to University at age 69 to complete a Masters degree in Anthropology focused on the Inuit in Northern Alaska, This book like Mr. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Celloteacher
Love it... very down to earth, with perspective. Things sound as though they were harder than the author let on.Published 10 months ago by Rae
Before you go to Alaska, read about Kantner's life in the arctic, survival skills, connection to wildlife, and fascinating neighbors.Published 14 months ago by a.freduomo
Seth's book is well written and very enjoyable. Very true to life here in NW Alaska. Highly recommend this book!Published 17 months ago by Karen Ruth
A friend recommended Kantner's book Ordinary Wolves a few years ago. While I was waiting for that order to arrive, I read Shopping for Porcupine. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Teslin Mac